Microsporum canis


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Related to Microsporum canis: Trichophyton tonsurans, Microsporum gypseum

Mi·cros·po·rum ca·nis

the principal cause of ringworm in dogs and cats and a zoophilic fungal species of fungi causing sporadic dermatophytosis in humans, especially tinea capitis in children with cats and dogs.

Mi·cros·po·rum ca·nis

, var. distortum (mī-krō-spō'rŭm kā'nis, dis-tōr'tum)
A zoophilic fungus common in cats and dogs; in humans, infects the scalp and skin; rarely infects nails.

Microsporum canis

The causative agent of ringworm in cats and dogs. It may be easily transmitted to children.
See also: Microsporum

Microsporum canis

; M. canis common fungus causing tinea pedis (athlete's foot)
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The current study was focused on the antifungal activity of some aliphatic aldehydes from olive fruit against Tricophyton mentagrophytes and Microsporum canis, dermatophytes responsible for infection of keratinized tissue, and Candida spp.
62 albicans-A117 Fungi Alternaria solani -- -- -- -- -- -- Aspergillus flavus -- -- -- -- -- -- Aspergillus niger -- -- -- -- -- -- Aspergillus -- -- -- -- -- -- variecolor Fusarium -- -- -- -- -- -- acuminatum Fusarium oxysporum -- -- -- -- -- -- Fusarium solani -- -- -- -- -- -- Fusarium tabacinum -- -- -- -- -- -- Microsporum canis -- -- -- -- -- -- Moniliania -- -- -- -- -- -- fructicola Mortieraula alpina -- -- -- -- -- -- Penicillum spp.
In addition to its safety and tolerability, NB-002 activity was documented against numerous fungi involved in cutaneous infections, including Candida albicans, Microsporum canis, Epidermophyton floccosum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton rubrum.
mentagrophytes ATCC9972, C199, C201, C202, C206, C126, C127, C128, C129, C130, C131, Microsporum canis C112, and M.
The extract did not show significant activity against human pathogens Trichophyton schoenleinit, Pseudallescheria boydi, Candida albicans and Aspergillus niger, while it showed a moderate activity against animal pathogens Microsporum canis and Trichophytton simii and plant phathogens Macrophomina phaseolina and Fusarium oxysporum.